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  • 16 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Mayor Pat Burt recently participated in phase one of a massive flood-control project along the San Francisquito Creek that is designed to provide more than 5,700 homes and businesses in Palo Alto, East Palo Alto and Menlo Park with 100-year creek flood protection. Mayor Burt was joined by officials from the San Francisquito Creek Joint […]

  • 20 December 2010
    Vessels

    Alto Group Holdings, an innovative mining and commodities trade company headquartered in New York, announces, the company completes acquisition of Nessie N8DX cutter head dredge for commercial gold production at a rate of 100 yards per hour. When using a conservative average grade of 1 gram ($43 dollars) of gold per yard, operating 100 yards […]

  • 7 April 2011
    Business & Finance

      Alto Group Holdings, Inc., an innovative mining and commodities trade company headquartered in New York, exploitation license of the Bouge gold project. On November 29, 2010, the company executed an agreement to acquire mineral rights of the Bogue River Dredging Concession in Mali, West Africa. The Bogue River Concession comprises a 10 kilometer long […]

  • 6 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The South San Francisco Bay Shoreline Project, which had been a study into providing flood protection in the densely-populated area spanning the South Bay from Palo Alto to San Leandro, is moving forward now that $177 million in federal funding has been secured. Along with the Corps, the two other sponsors of the project are […]

  • 28 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dragflow, an Italian manufacturer of dredging equipment, recently delivered their dredging pumps HY85/160HC, together with two side cutters EXHY, to the Val di Vizze cleanup project, located in the mountains of Trentino Alto Adige, Italy. The dam on the Rio Vizze, built in 1927, forms a small lake known as Lago di Novale. The constant supply of debris from the watercourse […]

  • 16 March 2011
    Vessels

      Alto Group Holdings, Inc., an innovative mining and commodities trade company headquartered in New York, announces its newly purchased Nessie N8DX cutter head dredge is being transported for servicing to prepare for the anticipated production planned on Bogue River Dredge Concession in Mali, West Africa. The Mali operations team has put together the local […]

  • 7 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    After years of planning and design, the Santa Clara Valley Water District is preparing to construct flood protection improvements along Permanente Creek. Regarding this, the district will host a meeting on the McKelvey Park flood detention basin project today, from 7-9 p.m. in St. Joseph School, Mountain View, CA. Once completed, the Permanente Creek Flood Protection […]

  • 12 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Sen. Bob Wieckowski yesterday introduced new state legislation to ease the financial burden on local jurisdictions working to prevent flooding in residential and business communities along the southern end of San Francisco Bay. According to Wieckowski, SB 881 would add the Shoreline Project to the list of flood control projects that can receive state flood […]

  • 28 May 2020
  • 26 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Alton City Council has given preliminary approval to Parrott Pointe Marine, Inc. to solicit bids for the Alton Marina dredging scheme, according to Alton Daily News. The cleanup plan for the marina, operated by Parrot Pointe and located at MM 202, just north of the Melvin Price Lock and Dam, includes removal of accumulated […]

  • 17 January 2011

    Aptos Creek may once again be threatening the stability of some million-dollar homes that sit on a bluff overlooking Rio del Mar Beach…   By Kimberly White (insidebayarea) [mappress] Source: insidebayarea, January 18, 2011;

  • 18 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Senator Richard Durbin held a meeting in Alton, Illinois, with Members of Congress, Illinois Lieutenant Governor Sheila Simon, navigation stakeholders, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Coast Guard to address the low-water situation on the Mississippi River. At the meeting, it was announced that the Corps will begin work tomorrow to blast […]

  • 18 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Los Angeles City Council unanimously approved a 50-year lease to transform a 100-year-old pier on the LA Waterfront in San Pedro into a world-class urban marine research and innovation center called AltaSea at the Port of Los Angeles. The lease agreement – signed between the Port of Los Angeles and Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, the […]

  • 11 March 2011
    Vessels

      She perfectly resembles her sister, is just as strong and can be positioned to maximum precision: SAL Schiffahrtskontor Altes Land puts the new building MV ‘Lone’ into service. Just three months after the German-based heavy-lift shipping company has sent the MV ‘Svenja’ – the world’s largest heavy-lift vessel – on its maiden voyage, the […]

  • 3 November 2014

    As General Electric (GE) prepares to decommission its multimillion-dollar infrastructure for the cleanup of toxic PCBs in the Hudson River, upriver and downriver officials and community leaders are joining environmental advocates in ramping up public pressure for GE to address its additional responsibilities related to the cleanup. Because current cleanup plans only address 65 percent […]

  • 28 March 2014

    The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) formally ended its “Linis Palengke” program as the agency starts preparation for its extensive waterway cleanup called ‘Estero Blitz.’ MMDA Chairman Francis Tolentino said the agency will be resuming its estero cleanup early April so they will have sufficient time to declog major creeks and other waterways in Metro […]

  • 19 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) became the Port of Baltimore newest auto customer after agreeing to a five -year contract with auto processor Amports that will bring approximately 65,000 vehicles a year to Maryland from its assembly plants in Japan. The vehicles will be handled at the Amports-owned Chesapeake Auto Terminal. The addition of Mazda […]

  • 11 April 2014

    Ground Breaking Ceremony for the Facility Expansion at Port Guam is planned for April 14th, reports pacificnewscenter. The Ceremony will be hosted by the Port Authority of Guam. Funded, in a large part, by a $50 million grant from the Department of Defense and administered in tandem with the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration […]

  • 29 February 2012

    Governor Lincoln D. Chafee joined with state officials and local business leaders  to announce that the Port of Davisville at Quonset Business Park has now moved up to become the 7th largest auto importer in North America. Based on figures for 2011, more than 150,000 automobiles were imported at the Port during the year, and […]

  • 17 July 2020
    Business development

    The redevelopment of Main Wharf North is tracking well and already half way through piling for the new berthing facility, Port Nelson said in their latest project update. The redevelopment, which is expected to be completed early 2021, is part of a wider program of works. This includes the purchase of a new 70-ton bollard […]

  • 3 June 2014
    Vessels

    The Cutter Suction Dredger D’Artagnan, built by IHC Holland, is capable of dredging to a depth of 35m. The vessel is equipped with two inboard dredge pumps and one submerged dredge pump on the cutter ladder. The dredged material can be pumped ashore through a 1,000mm discharge pipe. The dredger is equipped with two propellers (3,700kW […]

  • 27 January 2014

    Mr. Oko Vanderpuije, the Mayor of Accra, has announced that the Korle Lagoon dredging project will start in February, according to citifmonline.com. This project, which requires a relocation of the Sodom and Gomorrah residents, has been delayed due to financial problems. Dredging of the Sodom and Gomorrah, Nima, Kotabi – areas is a part of […]

  • 30 July 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure

    Louisiana’s largest barrier island restoration project to-date is now underway, the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) reports. The sand for the Terrebonne Barrier Island Project is being dredged from Ship Shoal, a 7,000 year old barrier island 12 miles off the coast. Restoration of the Terrebonne Basin barrier shoreline will provide a buffer […]

  • 16 July 2020
    Business & Finance

    Every year Boskalis publishes its Creating New HORIZONS magazine in which the company offers fresh perspectives from external experts and present projects and approaches that push back operational and technological boundaries. “Even in these turbulent times, we want to keep our clients, business partners and other stakeholders informed about interesting new developments and the backgrounds […]

  • 7 November 2014

    A full dredging operation to try to contain the Asian clam on the river bed at Lanesborough in Co Longford is not likely to take place for some months yet, announced shannonside.ie. Amanda Mooney, Director of the Shannon River Basin at Inland Fisheries Ireland, stated that the process to carry out dredging of the river bed is […]

  • 24 February 2014

    General Ports Administration, state company running the port of Buenos Aires has inked a contract to adapt the port to cope with the dominant new generation of giant ships, reports buenosairesherald. AGP aims to spend US$700 million to adapt the port of Buenos Aires to the Panama Canal parameters. The plans to upgrade the port […]